The Resource Written texts and the rise of literate culture in ancient Greece, edited by Harvey Yunis

Written texts and the rise of literate culture in ancient Greece, edited by Harvey Yunis

Label
Written texts and the rise of literate culture in ancient Greece
Title
Written texts and the rise of literate culture in ancient Greece
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harvey Yunis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the sixth through the fourth centuries BCE, the landmark developments of Greek culture were accompanied by an explosive growth in the use of written texts. This book considers how writing, reading, and disseminating texts led to new ways of thinking and new forms of expression and behaviour
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
880.9/001
Index
index present
LC call number
PA3009
LC item number
.W75 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Written texts and the rise of literate culture in ancient Greece, edited by Harvey Yunis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-253) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Writing, law, and legal practice in the Athenian courts
  • David Cohen
  • Literacy and the charlatan in ancient Greek medicine
  • Lesley Dean-Jones
  • Literacy in Greek and Chinese science : some comparative issues
  • Geoffrey Lloyd
  • Writing philosophy : prose and poetry from Thales to Plato
  • Charles H. Kahn
  • Prose performance texts : Epideixis and written publication in the late fifth and early fourth centuries
  • Rosalind Thomas
  • Why written texts?
  • Writing for reading : Thucydides, Plato, and the emergence of the critical reader
  • Harvey Yunis
  • Reflecting on writing and culture : Theocritus and the style of cultural change
  • Richard Hunter
  • Harvey Yunis
  • From letters to literature : reading the "Song culture" of classical Greece
  • Andrew Ford
  • Writing religion : inscribed texts, ritual authority, and the religious discourse of the polis
  • Albert Henrichs
  • Letters of the law : written texts in archaic Greek law
  • Michael Gagarin
Control code
ocn770008747
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 262 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511064067
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36621146
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)770008747
  • ebscoaca0511064063
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

Library Locations

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